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Issue: 2612

Dated: 10 Jul 2018


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Racist warmonger Donald Trump gives confidence to fascists - we must stop both

Donald Trump’s visit to Britain will embolden racists and fascists here and in the US.


International Comment Features Reviews What We Think Other

News

Rise in work-related deaths fuelled by deregulation and bogus self-employment

Going to work should not be a death sentence. But for an increasing number of people it is.

Tory minister caught out over Universal Credit lies

 Campaigners are calling for Tory minister Esther McVey to resign after it emerged that she misled parliament over the hated Universal Credit (UC) benefit.

Message to fight for another world goes out from opening rally of Marxism Festival

Over 800 people joined a lively opening rally of Marxism Festival 2018 in Friends Meeting House, central London

Wigan hospital strikes force bosses to drop outsourcing plans

Strikes by health workers in Wigan have forced bosses to withdraw plans to outsource hundreds of jobs. But there are more battles to come.

Kirklees bin workers vote for all-out strikes

Striking bin workers in Kirklees, west Yorkshire have voted for all-out strikes in their fight for fairer working conditions.

Hundreds of anti-fascists outnumber Nazi Tommy Robinson supporters in Leeds

Hundreds of anti-fascists and anti-racists turned out in Leeds on Saturday for a rally against the fascist Yorkshire Patriots.

Anti-fascists humiliate Nazis in Wakefield

It was a great day for anti-fascists as around 250 people rallied and marched against the Nazi National Front

Resignations mean deep crisis for Theresa May—now get her out

The resignations of Boris Johnson and David Davis have shattered Theresa May’s hopes of Tory unity

Protest against Trump - when and where

Join protests against Trump near to you, all on 13 July unless otherwise stated

Marxism 2018 - debating the alternative to a world in crisis

As the centre collapses, racism rises and revolts burst out across the globe, thousands came to debate how the push back the right—and build the left

Sirona care workers strike against pay cuts

Care workers in Bath and North East Somerset are striking against pay cuts.

Education round up: Workers at John Roan school step up fight

Workers at John Roan school in Greenwich, south east London, were set to escalate their action this week.

Reports round up: Protest for fair tips at TGI Fridays

Swansea postal workers ballot

East Dunbartonshire council bosses on the run after joint action

Coordinated industrial action by the Unison, Unite and GMB unions is piling pressure onto East Dunbartonshire council near Glasgow.

How we can beat back the fascist threat - starting in London on Saturday

Anti-racists are going all-out to build opposition to supporters of jailed Nazi Tommy Robinson.

New fears over safety of cladding after tests

Further doubts have been cast over fire safety in Britain just over a year after the Grenfell Tower fire.

Labour reserves the right to criticise Israel - while fighting antisemitism

The Labour Party’s leadership has infuriated the party’s right wing by adopting a definition of antisemitism that does not silence criticism of Israel.

Protests across Britain to say Trump’s not welcome

People across Britain were getting ready to give Donald Trump the welcome he deserves this week

Housing round up: Protest over Ebury Bridge estate demolition

Campaigners protested outside a meeting of Westminster council on Monday against plans to demolish the Ebury Bridge estate in the London borough.

Step up the fight for a big yes vote in PCS union pay ballot

With under two weeks to go until the end of a strike ballot, PCS union activists are working hard to win a resounding yes vote.

‘Baby jailer Trump’s not welcome in Scotland’, say anti-racist protesters

Anti-racists in Scotland kicked off resistance to Donald Trump’s visit to Britain on Wednesday.


International

How Trump plans to bin key abortion regulations—and how he can be beaten back

Activists are ready to fight the attacks on a woman’s right to choose

Urgent appeal for South African miner Makhanya Siphamandla

Makhanya Siphamandla faces life imprisonment


Comment

Don’t fight for a second EU referendum - fight to get the rotten Tories out

Some say the Tories are making such a mess of Brexit that it would be better to retreat from it altogether.


Features

A tradition of global solidarity

Some on the left argue that defending the EU is about the values of cooperation. But the history of international working class struggle is very different

How a general strike in the Isle of Man shook the British state in 1918

The 1918 Isle of Man general strike showed the power of organised workers, says John Callow

Meet the Americans taking on Trump

Activists from across the US spoke to Alistair Farrow


Reviews

No more deaths on the tracks—why graffiti must be decriminalised

Graffiti writer A Dee spoke to Socialist Worker about the recent deaths of artists Trip, Lover, and KBag and what they show about the state’s policy

The List sends a powerful message about refugee deaths

The List on display at the Chisenhale Gallery documents the refugees who have died at the hands of the European Union’s “Fortress Europe” immigration policy


What We Think


Other Categories

LETTERS - Wigan strikers inspire us to fight for the health service

Our Unison union branch at University College Hospital in London voted to donate £2,000 to the Wigan hospital workers who struck and won against privatisation (Socialist Worker,

The things they say

‘This isn’t the interview I agreed to give’

The Troublemaker - richest give just £240 a year to charity - while their wealth rises

The richest people in Britain give the least amount of money to charities, new research has shown.



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